University of Alberta


The Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta is one of the premier faculties of its kind. We are proud to boast excellence in teaching and research-both of which were recently recognized in the QS World University Rankings by Subject where the Faculty was top 10 in the world in sports-related subjects, for 2017, 2018 and 2019 rankings.

Our strength in research and teaching is our diversity in these areas. Our excellence in research and teaching encompasses work we do in the areas of sport, exercise, physical activity, health, tourism, sport rehabilitation, recreation, sport management and more. Our diversity extends to the aspect of the areas studied - biological, mechanical, behavioural and sociocultural.

Through our research, teaching and various service arms within the Faculty, we pride ourselves on being dedicated to improving the quality of life and the health of our communities through physical activity, sport and recreation for more than 50 years.

Collegial and Interdisciplinary

With 37 faculty members on board, 16 athletic coaches, over 1000 undergraduate and 140 graduate students, and more than 450 student-athletes, KSR offers a collegially diverse atmosphere, interdisciplinary research, outstanding teaching and educational opportunities.

Faculty teaching and research interests touch on biomechanical, historical, neuromotor, pedagogical, philosophical, physiological, psychological, and sociocultural perspectives of human movement, physical activity, and exercise.


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